Other names: Onaquaga, Oghwaga
8/15/1778 Indians fired on men tending cattle, killed Jabez Elliot, wounded another.
10/8/1778 Capt. Gray burned.
42.101589 -75.63461 Ononaughquay
Maps: [map notes]
- Elvin Birth, The 1779 Western Campaigns, Raleigh: 2003, privately published, "Journals.pdf", p.5. 42.101589 -75.63461 Basis of location.
- Conover, George S., compiler Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan Against the Six Nations Indians in 1779.., Auburn NY: Knapp, Peck & Thomason, 1887, p.289, suggested by Elvin Birth.
we Got to Ononaughquaga on Thursday the
8th [October 1778] Ult. About 10 o Clock at Night which we found Evacuated Also in
the Greatest Disorder Every thing Seemed as if the had fled in the
Greates Haste. Nex Morning we set the town (which Consisted of
About 30 or forty good Houses in) in flames Destroying therein Great
Quantity's of Household Furniture & Indian Corn, After the Burning of
the town two men of our party went out to Sarch for some Horses that
were Lost, & not minding to take their Arms with them were fired on
from a thicket by some Lurking Indians who wounded one of them
(that is Since Dead of the wound) on which Col. Butler ordered Capt
Parr with a party of Rifel Men to Go in Sarch of them but they Could
not Come up with them though they Marched five or six miles Down
the River Seting fier to a very Large Indian Council house in their Return
- Conover, George S., compiler Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan Against the Six Nations Indians in 1779.., Auburn NY: Knapp, Peck & Thomason, 1887, p.39, suggested by Elvin Birth.
[15 August 1778] A party of Indians came down to the south side of the river, opposite
the encampment, and fired on some men that were tending cattle, killed
one [Jabez Elliott, p.380] and wounding another.
- William Gray's map from Conover, Journals..., after p.288. See letter H in l.l.h. corner, suggested by Elvin Birth.
Sep 1778 listing. No PA listing.
Oct 1778 listing. 10/6 - 8/1778 Unadilla. American victory.
Oct 1778 listing. 10/1778 Tioga. Shown as insufficent data.
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